Students in DLS Engineering classes visited the recent Detroit Auto Show.
Alumnus Matt Markham, Class of 2012, lives on the roof in Port Huron this week, raising money for the St. Clair County Child Abuse/Neglect Council.
The gathering will take place Sept. 22 during De La Salle, Catholic Central football game for alumni of nearly 40 mostly closed schools
The addition of a STEM innovation center at Warren De La Salle Collegiate High School will become reality after what school officials describe as a “multi-million dollar gift” from an alum.
All students will be participating in the Sept. 22 Day of Service at churches and schools in the Detroit area.
Advanced Placement test scores are highest in six years.
Meet our new DLS faculty members.
The DLS National Honor Society welcomes several new members, with induction ceremonies planned for October 17.
At just 26 years old, Frank Slanczka has already become the epitome of someone who puts the needs of others before their own.
Brendan Johnson, a proud 2015 graduate, previously worked on campus from 2017-2020 as an integral member of the Alumni Relations team.
Former Hockey Coach Dan Berry was Selected into the MHSCA Hall of Fame
Steve McShane, '61 pledges a multi-million-dollar gift for STEM Center.
DLS Alumni Drew Beesley '16 and Paul Manuszak '17 were inducted into the 2023 CHSL Hall of Fame.
NHL Veteran and Stanley Cup Champion Chad LaRose has been hired as the new Head Hockey Coach for the Pilots.
Recent DLS graduate Collin Bailey is headed to Michigan State University, where he plans to pursue mechanical engineering studies.
Fr. Brian Meldrum, Class of 2002, earned his doctorate at Catholic University in Washington DC. He will be on the teaching faculty at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit.
DLS Varsity Hockey Coach Sean Clark has been named the new GM of the Sioux City Musketeers of the U.S. Hockey League.
Three DLS students were awarded the Rising Star Award for their excellence in Academics, Athletics, Leadership, and Character.
Graduating senior Joshua Cichoracki, heading to the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM) to pursue mechanical and electrical engineering studies, has earned a “full ride” covering his tuition.
All in the family: That’s been the Mitzel Agency way for the last 100 years. Established in 1923, four generations of Mitzels have run the insurance-based company.
Scott Grimmer and Andrew Campbell were selected by their peers for Archdiocese of Detroit faculty, staff honors.
Senior Brendan Milligan has completed the requirements for the Eagle Scout award by creating a more accessible storage location at his parish, Holy Innocents in Roseville.
Senior Luke Horlocker, a four-year swimmer, will graduate summa cum laude.
Senior Adam Pryzszczewski received a $1500 scholarship from the Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary.
Senior Derrick Braxton is headed to the University of Michigan on a full ride. He was a DECA district winner, and qualified for the MHSAA 2023 Diving finals.
Longtime Counseling Administrator Mrs. Kim Balgenorth is retiring this June. The widow of DLS alumnus Richard Balgenorth, Class of 1975, Kim and her family established the Richard A. Balgenorth Memorial Scholarship in 2009.
Judge William "Bill" Giovan, DLS '54, was the keynote speaker at the 2023 Respect for Law Day awards ceremony, sponsored by the Lakeshore Optimist Club.
Senior Collin Urbas, captain of the DLS varsity golf team, will graduate magna cum laude. He will be playing golf at Northwood University in Midland, MI
Senior Adam Pryszczewski will graduate summa cum laude. The President of the DLS SAVE Club is also the Secretary of the DLS Student Council.
DLS seniors Calvin Bacall and George Gardey were top ten finalists at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Orlando, FL.
Senior Amadeo Marzorati learned to play chess earlier this year. He and nearly 70 students now play regularly during free time and after school.
Senior Grady Mullica recently earned his single-engine pilot's license. He will be attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Senior Luke Garner will graduate summa cum laude and attend Xavier University. He played varsity hockey for DLS and was the team's 2023 nominee for the High School Hobey Baker Character Award.
DLS faculty member and varsity assistant Ian Cicchini, '10 has been named the head coach for the new JV Hockey Team.
Dr. Chris Mehall, Class of 1980, recently ran the 2023 Boston Marathon
The DLS SAVE Club won its first Evergreen Award in the Macomb County Green Schools Program.
Mr. Dave Nowinski, a former DLS faculty member, is substituting for Science teacher Mrs. Nina Jacks.
Senior Frankie Polonis won the 2023 Green Advocate Award from the Macomb County Green Schools Program, and DLS won the highest-level award for the school's environmental activities.
The 2023 DLS Art and Music Showcase is Saturday, April 22.
DLS students and faculty members visited Paris, Barcelona, and Madrid during the April 2023 spring break.
Junior Nnaemeka Ikechi has been selected as the recipient of the 2023 Harvard Book Prize, donated by the Harvard Alumni Club of Detroit.
Seniors Jon Opolski and Luke Garner received the 2023 Br. Bernard Guzewicz Service Award.
A local group that belongs to a national organization has provided financial support to the DLS Sportsmen's Club
William "Bill" Giovan, DLS Class of 1954, was honored by the University of Detroit-Mercy.
George Gardey, the Salutatorian of the Class of 2023, has been presented with the Balgenorth Scholarship.
Calvin Bacall, one of two DLS DECA state finalists heading to Orlando, Fla., in late April for an international competition, is one of the top students in the Class of 2023.
March is National Athletic Training Month as we spotlight our own athletic trainer, Nicole Zarucki.
Over 100 alumni and friends attended the Alumni Networking Groups March Madness Event at the historic London Chop House in downtown Detroit.
DLS Seniors Calvin Bacall and George Gardey are state finalists, and will represent DLS at the April International DECA Conference.
The DLS Robotics team, the "AutoPilots," earned the "Imagery Award" at a recent district competition at Kettering University.
On March 1, Dennis Koch, '94, and the Alumni Relations Department had the opportunity to visit with 30 alumni and current Michigan State students.
Mason Collins will be attending the U.S. Naval Academy
The 17-18 basketball team captured the 2023 Alumni Basketball Tournament title.
Highlights of Winter Sports Teams for 2022-2023.
Top students Mason Collins and George Gardey are the valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2023.
The De La Salle Medical Club took its first-ever field trip to the Wayne State University School of Medicine.
The newly formed Pilot Construction Association came to be through a happenstance encounter – and on the job – between alumni Andrew Devich, '10, and Jim Muer, '85.
The De La Salle Collegiate Campus Ministry Department scheduled several local priests so that students may participate in the Sacrament of Reconciliation prior to the beginning of Lent.
Former DLS Varsity Bowling Coach Tom McKay passed away at age 92.
The DLS Military History Club visited the River Raisin National Battlefield Park in Monroe, MI.
The DLS Campus Ministry office is busy planning a variety of faith-based activities.
Jon Opolski '23 earned runner-up in a recent VFW essay contest.
The 27th Annual DLS Jeopardy Tournament is now underway.
Senior Colin D'Hondt was accepted to the MSU Future Docs program, a way to explore the medical field.
Al Baumgart, SJ '52, passes away.
Joe DeLave has lived a life of treating individuals the way that he would like to be treated: with respect. It’s a principle that was ingrained in him during his time at DLS.
Six DLS students are moving on to state DECA competition.
Warren De La Salle handed Birmingham Brother Rice its first loss of the season, 38-34 on Friday night.
The DLS Varsity Golf team played in the Corporal B Invitational at American Dunes Golf Club in Grand Haven, MI.
DLS students assisted with cleaning and decorating at St. Hyacinth and St. Albertus Churches in Detroit.
Business students attend State of Macomb presentation.
The DLS Music Department presented its annual Christmas Concert on December 11.
Yearbooks from 1955-2022 are now available.
Freshman Matthew Wilkinson has "talent beyond his years."
Pat Schluter, '86 had several influences in his life that led him to The Collegiate.
Brady Drogosh is sticking with Cincinnati. The De La Salle Collegiate quarterback re-affirmed his commitment to the Bearcats, 247 Sports reported Monday.
Student donations to the Thanksgiving Food Drive benefitted 7 area food pantries.
Chris Ferrari has been named the new head coach of the lacrosse program, returning to DLS after twelve years.
Brother Robert Deary, FSC, '61, has been named as the 2023 Christian Brothers' Dinner Honoree. The dinner is March 30 at Penna's of Sterling.
The De La Salle Collegiate Wig and Mask Society (WAMS) is in rehearsals for its December performances of “The One Act Play That Goes Wrong.”
The Pilots defeated Grand Rapids Forest Hills Central 52-13 For Their Second-Straight Football State Championship
Mark Wisniewski, '83, addressed the DLS Business Club, which now includes DECA and the Stockmarket Club.
Matt Rohr was molded into the faith-filled man that he is today in part due to his time at De La Salle. He also used the Lasallian principles he learned at DLS to guide himself in his line of work: human capital management.
Mike Norgard has been a volunteer at De La Salle for nearly 40 years.
The Pilot Medical Association held its annual meeting on October 26, 2022, with featured speaker Mark Campbell.
Sister Pat Eeckhout, a DLS faculty and staff member since 2000, recently celebrated her 50th Jubilee as a member of the Congregation of Divine Providence.
Jerry Zaccardelli, Class of 1975, spoke to the Class of 2023 on the importance of giving back at the 5th Annual 1926 Society Breakfast on October 28, 2022 at the Detroit Athletic Club.
DLS students in AP science and engineering classes, as well as the Robotics Club, attended the Engineering and Science Research Symposium at the University of Detroit Mercy.
DLS is working with Gary Abernathy, a human resources professional, on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Congratulations to the returning and new members of the DLS National Honor Society, Brother Arator Justin Chapter.
DLS faculty members Dave Slusser and Lindsay Tula were honored at the CHSL Prep Bowl for their years of service to the Archdiocese of Detroit.
Ron Rogowski, '73, recently ran the 2022 Detroit Marathon.
Seven 8th graders are taking Algebra 1 at DLS with Math teacher Joe Novak.
DLS SAT Scores Improve by 25 Points
The top 10 students in each class will be honored on Oct. 22 at the CHSL Prep Bowl.
DLS donated 39 pints of blood in fall drive.
Long before his career as a chiropractor, Brad Sabo, '03, learned his fair share of life lessons while walking the hallways of De La Salle, where he followed in the footsteps of his brother, Adrian, ‘00, and was molded into the man he is today.
DLS school psychologist Andrew Campbell reflects on the challenges faced during the Pandemic.
Senior Jamari Allen, senior Colin D’Hondt, and sophomore Nicholas Hall were awarded the Cracchiolo & Demars Family Scholarship in a special ceremony on Oct. 7.
Mr. Aaron Solomon returns to the DLS Counseling Department.
Sr. Kathleen Matz, CDP, is heading the DLS Campus Ministry Department.
DLS welcomes new business teacher.
Brother Pat McNally now residing at De La Salle Hall in Lincroft, New Jersey.
The Pilot Business Association held its Annual Meeting on October 6, 2022, featuring a panel discussion on the economy.
Senior Luke Horlocker recently earned his Eagle Scout Award.
Three seniors have been awarded Letters of Commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Program.
Alumnus Steve Veryzer, Class of 1998, is a missionary in Tanzania (Africa).
Scores on 2022 Advanced Placement exams increased.
The DLS Pilot Bar Association held its annual meeting on September 20, 2022
The DLS Class of 2022 earned nearly $18,000
DLS students and faculty participated in a Day of Service to Detroit area churches, schools, and non-profits.
DLS students collected over 3 tons of rice, donated to area food banks, during the annual "Rice Week."
Former faculty member Chris Ulewicz now teaching in Gaylord, Michigan.
Alumni Spotlight: Vito Chirco, Class of 2011, has raised over $30,000 for Detroit-area charities.
Faculty member Annmarie Michol is the new DLS Curriculum Director.
Five students earned national recognition from the College Board for their outstanding performances on the PSAT and/or AP exams.
Nnaemeka Ikechi, Class of 2024, who carries a 4.45 GPA, and has recently completed his Eagle Scout project.
The late Robert Nugent '42 donates $3 million.
The De La Salle Collegiate Training Room, located between the weight room and the Bill Fox Gymnasium hallway, underwent a total “facelift” during the summer.
De La Salle Collegiate has launched a new Mobile app that is now available for download.
De La Salle Collegiate Director of Advancement Greg Esler will be the keynote speaker at the Advancement Partners, Inc. annual summer advancement seminar for Catholic high schools at the University of Notre Dame.
De La Salle Collegiate is proud to announce that it will induct a new Athletic Hall of Fame class during the 2022-23 school year. The 2022 Hall of Fame class includes Craig Abraham, '92, John Bernard, '70, Gary Buslepp, Tom Ferenc, ‘75, Mike Jolly, and the 1991 State Championship Bowling Team....READ MORE
DLS Athletic Director Dan Rohn has announced that Bryan Stewart and DLS psychologist Andrew Campbell will pilot the cross-country program this fall. READ MORE
Donor Spotlight on the Simon and Nada Foundation which supports De La Salle because of its discipline and values. They currently support junior Michael Perry, a student from Detroit.
Six seniors received athletic excellence awards at the 2022 graduation.
Maintenance worker Shirley Renze was selected as Staff Member of the Year.
The Christian Financial Credit Union awarded scholarships to Honors Banking class seniors Nathan Troszak and Colin Koss.
Seniors John Emmons and Anthony Schena are the recipients of scholarships presented by the Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary.
DLS Math teacher was selected as the 2021-2022 faculty member of the year by his peers.
DLS is sponosring a Spring Break 2023 trip to France and Spain.
Congratulations to senior Anthony Schena, headed to Hope College and the recipient of over $600,000 in academic scholarship offers.
The City of Warren held the 2022 Natonal Day of Prayer gathering at St. John Baptist de La Salle Field.
Senior Peyton Ross was honored by the local chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution with its Good Citizen Award.
Three DLS students were honored for their achievements in French by L'Alliance de Francaise de Grosse Pointe.
Senior Minseok Bae was named to the Macomb County All-Academic Dream Team.
Senior Ryan Regis is headed to Pepperdine University in California on an academic scholarshp.
The Class of 2022 celebrated "College Jersey Day" with the colors and logos of their intended colleges and universities.
Senior Robert McCullum is headed to Valparaiso University, and has scholarship offers over $550,000.
Senior Gabe Sierens will attend Loyola University in Chicago, and has multiple scholarship offers totaling over $1 million.
Congratulations to senior Minseok Bae, who has been accepted to Stanford University, which has a 3 - 4% acceptance rate. A highly accomplished student during his four years at De La Salle, Min also received acceptances from Vanderbilt and the University of Michigan.
Senior Josh Weiss, "Captain Spirit" at DLS, is heading to MSU. He has nearly $500,000 in academic offers, and has acceptances at eight universities. He carries a 4.217 GPA.
Congratulations to Mr. Larry Griffin, the voice of the Pilots, who was selected for induction into the Macomb County Athletic Hall of Fame.
Senior Kadin Featherstone has been offered more than $600,000 in college scholarships.
The Pilots captured the 2021-22 MHSAA Division 1 Basketball state championship, knocking off defending state champion Grand Blanc 67-58. In doing so, the Pilots finished the season 20-7, winning the first basketball state title in school history.
Catholic High School League (CHSL) was joined today by representatives from Toledo Central Catholic High School, Notre Dame Academy, St. Francis de Sales School, St. John’s Jesuit, and St. Ursula Academy to formally announce the five schools’ acceptance as full members into the Detroit-based league, commencing with the fall sports season of the 2023-24 school year.
Junior Mason Collins has been awarded the prestigious Harvard Book Prize, presented to a top junior.
Senior Stavro Kiryakoza has academic offers of nearly $220,000 dollars from three universities.
Congratulations to those students named to the first semester honor roll.
Five DLS students earned finalist medals at the state DECA competition.
The DLS Robotics team earned the Creativity Award at its first competition of the season.
Freshman Michael Lopez took 4th place in the 60 meter dash at the New Balance Indoor Track Nationals held in New York City the weekend of March 11-13, 2022. His time of 7.16 seconds also gave him an All-American title.
Senior Jack Bailey has earned nearly $400,000 in academic scholarships.
The 12th Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament took place on Saturday, featuring teams from the 1980s to the present.
The newly elected Student Council officers are preparing for the 22-23 school year.
Senior Quinten Porter is weighing college options to pursue his art career.
Alumnus Mark Rusch, '75 pays it forward by pledging a $1 million gift to De La Salle Collegiate to make a difference in the daily lives of the students.
DLS recognized the top student in each class for their efforts in improving their cumulative GPA for the first semester.
Mrs. Kim Balgenorth was honored with a plaque noting her generosity to DLS with the establishment of the Richard Balgenorth Memorial Scholarship.
The DLS Medical Club offers students an opportunity to interact with alumni professionals in the Pilot Medical Club.
Senior Andrew Jasukatis has acceptances and academic scholarship offers from eight universities.
Thanks to alumnus Mark Rusch, '75, three new buses are now part of the DLS fleet.
On February 16, 2022, De La Salle Collegiate President Larry Rancilio, ‘86, headlined an evening presentation for faculty, staff, alumni, and friends of the school, with a “State of the School” panel that included other key personnel.
Senior Caden Koneval has academic scholarship offers over $400,000.
Paul Brillati, ‘90, Michael (Mike) Brillati, ‘93, and Steve Brillati, ‘93 have been named the 2022 Christian Brothers' Dinner Honorees.
Senior Keegan Burns has received acceptances at seven universities, including the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, and has academic offers totaling over $270,000.
The De La Salle Collegiate Athletic Department is now accepting nominations for the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Submit a nominee today!
De La Salle Collegiate has established Esports as a student activity.
Om February 5, 2022, the Pilots were out in the community once again as students and Pilot Families participated in the St. Hyacinth Church Christmas Decoration Clean Up!
Senior Noah Dobbs will head to John Carroll University on an academic scholarship valued at $100,000.
DLS students meet virtually with fifth-grade students from Walton Charter School in Pontiac and tutor them in math and reading.
De La Salle Collegiate’s Board of Trustees has announced a contract extension for President Larry Rancilio, for the next two years - through June 2024.
The DLS Counseling Department has prepared information about the new SAT Suite going digital, and FAQ for parents on standardized testing.
Senior Dominic Ragona is the 2022 Valedictorian and John Emmons is the Salutatorian.
De La Salle Collegiate’s student-athletes excelled both on and off the playing field and court in the fall of 2021. The varsity football, soccer, and tennis teams were each recognized as Academic All-State in their respective divisions of competition this past season.
De La Salle Collegiate was the recipient of two special tributes from the Michigan State Senate. State Senator Michael MacDonald, ‘98, and Senator for Michigan’s 10th District was joined by the city of Warren Mayor James Fouts in delivering proclamations to members of the De La Salle community during the school day.
Freshman varsity basketball player Phoenix Glassnor plays the national anthem on his tenor saxophone prior to game.
Eight Pilots advance to the DECA State Competition.
The 25th Annual DLS Student Jeopardy Tournament, directed by Thaier Mukhtar, got underway this week.
Over 50 alumni participated in the Annual Career Day at De La Salle on January 12.
The De La Salle Collegiate varsity wrestling team opened up the Catholic League portion of its schedule on Wednesday against Madison Heights Bishop Foley and Birmingham Brother Rice.
Senior Dylan Todaro named 2022 Balgenorth Award winner.
Junior James Walter provided valuable service in delivering and unpacking food at a local church pantry.
The Pilots (5-0), in front of a packed house Tuesday night at the Bill Fox Gymnasium, played their 2021-22 regular season home opener against Clinton Twp. Chippewa Valley. They took care of the Big Reds handedly, 76-46.
The 2021 DLS Food Drive benefits three parishes.
The De La Salle Collegiate varsity basketball team (2-0) began its road to the Breslin Center Saturday against Ferndale High School. The game, which was played at North Farmington HS as part of the annual Horatio Williams Foundation Tip-Off Classic, turned into an instant classic for the Pilots.
De La Salle Collegiate continues to shape its football coaching staff into the best high school staff in the state of Michigan. by adding former Detroit Cass Tech assistant football coach Gary Abernathy, who will join the Pilots' coaching staff as the new running backs coach for 2022.
Alumni gathered to place ornaments on a tree, light the outdoor Christmas tree.
The Pilots (1-0) started off the 2021-22 regular season on a positive note Wednesday night, defeating the Grosse Pointe South Blue Devils, 5-1, at Mount Clemens Ice Arena.
The Pilot Bar Association met for its annual meeting on Nov. 16, 2021. Four judges discussed the use of Zoom in their courtrooms.
The De La Salle Collegiate athletic department is proud to announce that it is offering athletic training, starting on November 29th. It will provide De La Salle’s student-athletes with the opportunity to gain strength, speed, agility and mobility.
Craig Wolanin, '85, spoke at the Class of 2022 1926 Society breakfast on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021, at the Detroit Athletic Club.
A new wall honors alumni who are mlitary veterans.
De La Salle Collegiate Athletic Director Dan Rohn announced this week the hiring of John Musachio as the new head baseball coach for the Pilots. Also, Long-time head baseball coach and former De La Salle athletic director Brian Kelly will be joining Musachio’s staff as the assistant head coach and assisting in player and coach.
De La Salle Collegiate Athletic Director Dan Rohn announced this week the hiring of John Musachio as the new head baseball coach for the Pilots. Also, Long-time head baseball coach and former De La Salle athletic director Brian Kelly will be joining Musachio’s staff as the assistant head coach and assisting in player and coach development at all three levels.
De La Salle Collegiate Athletic Director Dan Rohn announced this week that Hall of Fame Tennis Coach, and current De La Salle faculty member Mrs. Annmarie Michol will return to head the Pilots’ tennis program.
A new Trackman golf simulator is now located at the Brother Robert Activities Center (BRAC). Students and alumni may use the facility.
Alumnus Tim Grajewski, DLS '63, and his wife Susan joined the DLS community for the November 1 Feast of All Saints liturgy.
The DLS Honors Banking Class attended the annual Mass of Commerce, hosted by the Archdiocese of Detroit.
The top students in each grade with the highest cumulative GPA were recognized for their achievements at the CHSL Prep Bowl on Oct. 23.
Three juniors and campus minister John Berlin traveled to Buffalo, NY for a DENA-sponsored Vocation Summit.
The Archdiocese of Detroit recognized several DLS teachers for their years of service at the CHSL Prep Bowl at Ford Field on October 23.
The Cracchiolo Endowed Scholarship Fund Benefits DLS students.
DLS Freshmen welcomed favorite teachers from their grade and middle schools to the annual Favorite Teacher Breakfast.
The Pilot offense remained red-hot on the red turf of Msgr. Milewski Stadium on the campus of Orchard Lake St. Mary’s Friday night, defeating the Eaglets 49-25. The Pilots dominated the ground game, rushing for six of their seven scores.
Veteran teacher and coach Mike Jolly was inducted into the National Coaches Hall of Fame.
The DLS Varsity Soccer team assisted, participated in the 2021 Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary Run on September 18.
Veteran teacher Mary Balamucki joins DLS Science Dept.
DLS welcomes a new music teacher and a new art teacher.
Three seniors named to the College Board National African American Recognition Program.
The Daniel J. Loepp Family Foundation is contributing $1 million to De La Salle Collegiate to ensure all students have the support to succeed and prepare for college with assistance from mentors and tutors.
DETROIT CATHOLIC: The larger Catholic League schools have long been at a disadvantage when it comes to finding suitable opponents in football.
Five DLS alumni named to 20-21 WSU College of Engineering Dean's List.
Campus Minister John Berlin is planning for a full year of activities, including liturgies, retreats, service opportunities, and activities.
More than 30 students, from grades 9-12, have transferred to DLS for this school year.
Senior Anthony Schena spearheads summer teen Masses at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral.
DLS Alumnus Greg DeMars, Jr., '00, successfully bid to place a flag of his choice at Our Lady Star of the Sea Grade School.
The Pilots varsity football program (1-0) started its season off with a bang Friday night against Chicago St. Patrick, as part of the 2021 Xenith Prep Kickoff Classic at Wayne State’s Tom Adams Field. De La Salle dominated from start to finish, winning the contest with the Shamrocks, 38-13
Whether it was running or throwing, Warren De LaSalle junior quarterback Brady Drogosh had the Pilot offense humming Friday night at the Xenith Prep Kickoff Classic.
The Pilots (2-1-2) played to a 1-1 tie with their rivals from the Catholic League Central Division, the Detroit Catholic Central Shamrocks, Wednesday night at St. John Baptist de La Salle Field.
FREE PRESS: Per longtime prep sports writer Mick McCabe, the Pilots are the 12th-best team in the state, heading into the 2021 season!
The newly re-organized De La Salle Dads’ Club will have its first meeting for all dads on Monday, August 23, at 7 p.m., in the DLS Cafeteria.
De La Salle Collegiate is proud to announce that it will induct a new Athletic Hall of Fame class during the 2021-22 school year. The 2021 Hall of Fame class inductees include Br. Robert (Bob) Carnaghi FSC, SJ'48, Dr. Charles Lucas '55, Vince Thomas '96, Mark Torzy '75, Craig Wolanin '85, and the 2000 State Championship Baseball Team.
De La Salle Collegiate is moving into the fall with a new-look athletic department, spearheaded by the appointment of varsity football head coach Dan Rohn as the school’s new athletic director.
De La Salle Collegiate made history Wednesday, July 21, hosting its first ever alumni class captains’ meeting.
De La Salle Collegiate is prepared for the 21-22 school year.
De La Salle Collegiate has found its replacement for longtime cross country head coach Sandy Buchanan, tabbing Paul Barr to be the next leader of the program.
The 3rd Annual Christian Brothers' Classic was a smashing success Monday, at Indianwood Golf & Country Club in Lake Orion. The outing, which was held in memory of the late Ed Martel, '87, raised $52,000 for De La Salle Collegiate.
DLS Golfers placed fifth at the 2021 MHSAA Division 1 State Tournament.
The DLS CBA presented Angie Aldini with the Lifetime Achievement Award, in recognition of her many years of service to the CBA and to De La Salle.
Science teacher Laura Rigby is retiring.
The traditional end of the year athletic awards were presented to six outstanding members of the Class of 2021.
Ten members of the DLS Class of 2021 will continue playing their sports in college.
De La Salle football, coming off an appearance in the MHSAA Division 2 state championship game, is glad to announce the addition of Tyler Alwardt to the coaching staff for the 2021 season. He will serve as the Pilots' defensive backs coach and director of strength and performance.
Junior Minseok Bae took the top spot in a national coding contest.
The DLS Save Club was recognized for its efforts in conservation and environmental preservation.
Seniors recently completed the Career Readiness program, thanks to a generous donation by Michael Smigiel, DLS Class of 2015.
Senior IB students present art exhibition in DLS TARMAC.
New Mascot Arrives at DLS.
Alumnus Eric Ford now works in the medical field, pursues art in his spare time.
Alumni Jake Femminineo and David Femminineo have pursued legal careers and are prominent in the Macomb County legal community.
Alumnus Kyle Suminski has opened his own HealthQuest physical therapy location at the DLS BRAC.
Alumni Eric Tawney and Michael Smigiel have recently donated to DLS in support of student activities.
DLS Art Teacher John Hicks painted a new Pilot head in the Bill Fox Gymnasium.
Alumnus Rob Hathaway, '06, was instrumental in the 2021 DLS Mascot Project.
The 20-21 DLS Varsity Basketball Team finished in the Division 1 Final Four.
Senior Brett Stanley, a three-sport athlete, will continue to play in college.
A summary of the seasons for each of the five winter sports: Basketball, Wrestling, Bowling, Hockey, and Swimming and Diving.
De La Salle fought and fought until it could no longer on Thursday in its MHSAA Division 1 semifinal game with Ann Arbor Huron. The Pilots (13-4) fell to the Huron River Rats (20-0), 55-39, at the Breslin Center in East Lansing.
De La Salle Collegiate defeated U of D Jesuit 64-59 en route to a Regional Championship, the first-ever hosted at the Bill Fox Gymnasium.
DLS Bowling finishes 7-3 in 2021 CHSL season.
Wrestling team has strong showing in district competition. Junior Jeff Roskopp is all-state.
The 2021 swim team heads to the state finals.
Varsity Hockey Turns Around Season, with a 24-21-6 record.
Senior Luke Boldman is collecting loose change through February 25 to benefit a local charity.
As the clock hit triple zeros in Tuesday night's MHSAA regional semifinal contest between DLS and Detroit King, sophomore Nino Smith sank a 3-pointer that gave the Pilots (11-3) a 53-51 victory on their home floor at the Bill Fox Gymnasium.
Pre-orders going on now for the Class of 2021 Graduation lawn signs. Place order by Friday, March 26!
The 2021 Christian Brothers' Classic is set for June 21 at Indianwood in Lake Orion.
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Congratulations, Pilot Nation!
We broke the school record for Raffle returns this year!
De La Salle's regular season came to an end Tuesday night inside the Bill Fox Gymnasium. The Pilots (8-3) lost to Brother Rice, 58-56, in a Catholic League Tournament semifinal matchup.
De La Salle defeated Detroit Edison 72-68 after a last-minute schedule change on Senior Day.
Sophomore Michael Sulaka scores 20 as the Pilots defeated the Farmington 79-55 on Tuesday night at Bill Fox Gymnasium.
The Pilots (6-1) fell to the Orchard Lake St. Mary's Eaglets, 44-32, in a Catholic League Central division affair Saturday at the Bill Fox Gymnasium.
The Pilots defeated Eastpointe 75-53 in return to basketball after a two-week COVID shut-down.
President Emeritus of De La Salle Collegiate High School Brother Bob Carnaghi, FSC, passed away March 2, 2021.
The Annual Student Raffle is almost here, kicking off March Madness. A long-standing spring tradition at De La Salle Collegiate, the raffle proceeds directly contribute to keeping tuition as low as possible. The 2021 raffle goal is $155,000.
The 2021 DLS Alumni Basketball Tournament is tentatively scheduled for March 13 and 14.
Watch out Metro Detroit prep hoops fans, Warren De Salle is poised to play sleeper in the Catholic League.
The Class of 2021 Valedictorian is Joshua Hoenscheid. Co-Salutatorians are Andrew Fergan and Ryan Schaeffer.
Alumnus Steve Graus, Class of 1974, has been named the 2021 Christian Brothers' Dinner Honoree.
Chemistry and hard work are two of the main ingredients in De La Salle Collegiate’s basketball team getting off to a 4-0 start this season.
The 2021 Christian Brothers' Dinner will be held on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Jimmy John's Field.
Many young men play football their whole lives and sometimes never get a shot at the Super Bowl. But it’s different for Kansas City Chiefs defensive end and Detroit native Mike Danna, who has not been playing the sport as long and is now on his way to play against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sunday.
“The De La Salle football players, coaches, and parents wish to extend our biggest ‘Best of Lucks’ regarding your battle. Leukemia had no idea who it was messing with.” Beat Leukemia #46 Devin Gibbs.
A season unlike any before it, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent protocols and restrictions, concluded Friday for the De La Salle Pilots (7-5) with a 25-19 loss to Muskegon Mona Shores (12-0) in the MHSAA Division 2 state championship game.
The game marked the Pilots' third state title game
A season unlike any before it, due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent protocols and restrictions, concluded Friday for the De La Salle Pilots (7-5) with a 25-19 loss to Muskegon Mona Shores (12-0) in the MHSAA Division 2 state championship game.
Senior Michael Wisniewski has received the 2021 Balgenorth Award, valued at $1,000.
Principal Br. Ken Kalinowski '84 and President Larry Rancilio '86 were featured on CivicCenterTV's Megacast. They discussed how De La Salle Collegiate managed to continue in-person education safely during the pandemic, including a catholic schools lawsuit to prove that in-person education can continue if it’s done the right way.
Students named to Scholastic All-Catholic Team.
De La Salle Collegiate Alumnus Brian Simpson, Class of 1994, was especially moved by the DLS online Mass in May, with DLS Alumnus Father Brian Meldrum, '02, as the celebrant. Simpson penned these thoughts afterwards.
Due to COVID-19 limitations the school’s administration and counseling department are working with Director of Alumni Relations Dennis Koch, ‘94, to develop a Virtual Career Day during February 2021.
Due to the restrictions of COVID-19, Admissions Director Kevin Fitzhenry, ‘03, and Associate Director Zach Issa, ‘09, are now meeting prospective students and their families both in-person (by appointment) and online, in a variety of scheduled informational “Zoom” meetings.
Pilot Football Teams Sees ‘Light’ at the End of the Tunnel: Adds Offensive Coordinator
Alumni Steve Manuszak ‘02 and Chris Hakim ‘08 are currently residents at Providence Hospital in Southfield.
The Admissions Office has also introduced a new platform called PeerPal, which allows prospective families the ability to reach out directly to current parents to gain their perspective on De La Salle
Alum celebrates 100th birthday.
Thanks to alumnus Mark Wisniewski, ‘83, past parent Tom Fabbri and Aaro Companies, and Brett Russell and Russell Landscaping, De La Salle Collegiate has a tall Christmas tree with lights in front of the school.
Spencer LeBeau was selected first-team all-state for Division 1 by the Michigan High School Soccer Coaches Association, while CJ Fritz received honorable mention.
All MHSAA sports have been paused as a part of the new mandate given by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Head football coach Dan Rohn is keeping his Pilots optimistic and prepared for a return to play.
The State Health Department has issued a new order in an effort to combat the rising number of positive COVID-19 cases. Based on this order, De La Salle Collegiate will transition to virtual learning, effective tomorrow, Monday, Nov. 16.
Ten district championships in program history. That's what the Pilots can now lay claim to, after their 36-0 victory over the previously undefeated Port Huron Big Reds Friday night.
The 2020 campaign was far from an easy one for the De La Salle Collegiate cross country program to navigate through.
Mr. Wilson Juncaj and Mr. Alex Slavsky have joined the De La Salle teaching staff.
The Beards and Spurs Chapter of the NWTF, representing Macomb and Oakland Counties, decided to assist the DLS Clay Target Shooting Program and has donated $500.
As COVID-19 cases rise in Michigan and with families gathering at Thanksgiving, De La Salle Collegiate will go virtual for the week of November 30 - December 4.
Senior Joseph Basha has signed his national letter of intent to dive at the next level for the University of Cincinnati Bearcats.
The Pilots continued their dominant start to the 2020 MHSAA playoffs Friday night, taming the St. Clair Shores Lakeview Huskies, 35-6, in a Division 2 district semifinal contest.
Junior Peyton Ross and senior Preston Earl were revved up and ready to go Friday morning at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., the site of the 2020 MHSAA cross country state meet.
Five students from the De La Salle Collegiate SAVE Club (Students Against Vandalizing the Environment) recently participated in a week-long project to improve the appearance of a small area surrounding the Kelly Baseball Field sign.
The De La Salle Pilot Bar Association's annual fall meeting was called to order Tuesday, Oct. 27, on the campus of De La Salle Collegiate in Warren.
The Pilots (3-4) got back to basics Friday night, with solid defensive play and a steady dose of the ground and pound, and soared past the Roseville Panthers, 58-14, in the first round of the 2020 MHSAA state playoffs.
De La Salle's 2020 cross country season has come to an end, after a fifth-place finish in the state regional meet Friday at Chandler Park Golf Course in Detroit.
Playoff season is upon us. And the De La Salle varsity football team, led by first-year Pilots head man Dan Rohn, is ready to go.
The Pilots' 2020 varsity soccer season was one that was defined by both adversity and many highlights.
On Thursday, Oct. 29, the school administration was notified that two students and one support staff member have tested positive for COVID-19.
Coaches Sandy Buchanan and Jill Suminski continue to lead the De La Salle Collegiate cross country program with experience and innovation.
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Christian Brothers Auxiliary (CBA) Holiday Craft Show has been canceled, but the group is still making its popular holiday items available online.
Senior Xavier Omozokpia was named a National African American Scholar and invited to be a part of the National African American Recognition Program.
The popular De La Salle Collegiate Stock Market Club is back with a unique feature.
The De La Salle varsity soccer team captured the program's 29th MHSAA district championship with a 7-0 win over Lakeview High School Oct. 22, on St. John Baptist de La Salle Field.
The De La Salle Collegiate Cross-Country team is headed to Regionals on Friday, Oct. 30.
47 seniors and 35 juniors were recently inducted into the De La Salle Collegiate National Honor Society (NHS), Brother Arator Justin Chapter.
Senior Amelio Zaya, junior Nicholas Avgousti, and sophomore Antonio Garofalo had the most improved grade point average in their respective classes for the second semester of the 2019-2020 school year.
Senior Preston Earl and junior Peyton Ross, members of the De La Salle Collegiate Cross-Country Team! Earl placed 5th, and Ross was 6th at the CHSL Championship meet on Oct. 17; both achieved First-Team All-Catholic honors.
A second positive COVID-19 case has been reported.
We have been notified that one of our students has tested positive with Covid.
Alumni Spotlight: John Kosanke, '84, Director of Public Safety, City of Grosse Pointe Woods
While the fall marching band season has been short, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the De La Salle Collegiate Marching Band has worked hard to prepare its fall program “The Music of Kiss.”
De La Salle’s Toast of the Town, a night out with Detroit Piston legend Isiah Thomas, will take place on Saturday, November 7, at the Detroit Athletic Club.
For the first time since 2005, there will be a new head varsity wrestling coach at De La Salle Collegiate.
Two interns have joined the De La Salle Collegiate faculty this fall.
As the school year enters its second month in the age of COVID-19, with mask-wearing, social distancing, and hand sanitizing becoming “normal,” some student activities are slowly returning.
Faculty members Annmarie Michol and Jeana Page will co-coordinate the De La Salle Collegiate International Baccalaureate (IB) Program during the 2020-2021 school year.
Students in the Class of 2021 enjoyed a free coney lunch on Monday, courtesy of Principal Brother Ken Kalinowski.
Larry Rancilio, a De La Salle Collegiate alumnus from the Class of 1986, has been named the school’s fifth president.
Although Christopher Dean, De La Salle Collegiate Class of 1989, has been the Academic Assistant Principal for the past few years, he now has added duties to his role. His responsibilities, however, are not new territory.